Summer Lightning

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Included for each author are links to reference works that Questia is making available for free for a month. They attempted opposition by flinging cans of " boiling water mixed with lime, oatmeal, and other dele- terious substances," as charged against some prisoners captured by the enemy. With the remnant of his regiment General, then Colonel, Burke was on duty before Petersburg near the close of the war, when he was sent to take command of Fort Sedgwick, called by the soldiers Fort Hell, owing to its exposed position.
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Rates of Exchange: A Novel

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Davis is also a consultant and thought leader on issues and opportunities related to the business of smart aging, annually co-chairing the Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit and the “What’s Next” Boomer Business Summit. Gladstone, the idol of so many Irishmen at the present time of writing and truly the "Grand Old Man." The Shee an Gannon took service, and ate his supper. It showed the temper of their resistance. After a week of fighting they surrendered in Dublin.
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Corduroy Mansions: A Novel [Hardcover]

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Well, OK, technically yes it is part of Europe—but it’s also not. Four-year-old Luke is just as precocious as you might think, and Vader’s exasperation is palpable. One of these, a gentleman named William Warren, acted as his confidant, and at a party at Barnwell's house, the earl engaged the rest of the company in conversation while Warren rode off with the lady behind him, accompanied by two servants, and carried her safely to the residence of a friend at Drumcondra, near Dublin.
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Glasgow Dreamer

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Murray and Miss Georgina and all the Parish of Kiltoon was there — every one of them, girls and all. If successful Ireland would be still chained to a hostile republic, who on some plea of federation would enact Ireland's essential laws and make all the goods consumed as at present. How many noble-hearted men have been done to death there in mock legal form by the myrmidons of the invading power, who through generations of bloodshed have usurped the government of Ireland?
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Some Experiences of an Irish R M

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One of the multiplicity of variants of the four-year-old "Revocation of Independence" satire was dusted off, British funnyman John Cleese's name was appended to the end, and the cycle of forwarding started all over again, only this time with a recognizeable name attached to the piece. A certain play, very popular in those days, contained this bit of dia- logue between two characters: "Are you from Boston?" "Yes." "Know any big folks there?" "Yes." "Know John L.?" "Yes." "Ever shake hands with him?" "Yes." "Let me shake the hand that shook the hand of John L.
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Who Moved My Blackberry?: A Novel

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General Morgan, Colonel Pickens, Majors McCall, McDowell, and Cunningham and Captain Giles were all men of the Irish race. Three weeks ago your supposed body was buried and all thought you dead through your own pride and wilfulness." "That is why my wife wouldn't let me in. He admits the contention that Grattan and the Volunteers of '82 fought for; he admits the contention that the men of '98 (cheers) lost their lives for; he admits the contention that O'Connell argued for j he admits the contention that the men of '48 staked their all for; he admits the contention that the men of '65 (cheers) after a long period of depression and of apparent death of all national life in Ireland cheerfully faced the dungeon and the horrors of penal servitude for; and he admits the contention that to-day you in your overpowering multitude have re-established, and, please God, will bring to a successful issue and a final issue — namely, that England's mission in Ireland has been a failure and that Irishmen have established [?] their right to govern Ireland by laws made by themselves for themselves on Irish soil (cheers); and he winds up with the threat — this man who has no moral force behind him — he winds up with the threat, ' No fear of force and no fear of ruin through force shall so far as we are concerned and as it is in our power.' I say it is not in his power to trample on the ■aspirations and the rights of the Irish people with no moral force behind ihim.
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Trouble Cross

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The steel passed unpleasantly near the Irishman's face. He was an organizer, and stood high in the confidence of his leaders. If Irishmen could only be made to understand that British physical power is like a huge bladder filled with wind, the sting of an American mos- quito would explode the monster sham. Satire is a form of social criticism that often employs humor, sometimes very biting humor, to make its point more palatable. Morley, would give Ireland the same amount of self-govern- ment, which means subjection to British authority.
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Psychotic Episodes

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It was all the great victory of the Irish 35. The matters and issues politics is concerned with are the ones that concern us all. It is unneces- sary for me to dwell on the enormous advantage to be derived from the full extension of the purchase clauses, which now seem practically to be adopted by all parties. Gladstone will not recognize the fact, which is apparent to any thinking man, that Ireland is not legally a part of the United Kingdom, and Britain holds no authority to frame her laws.
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Good at Games (Thorndike Press Large Print Romance Series)

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The new office created in Dublin by the Executive removed from this council all executive duties, so far as any decisions in the direction of active work which had hitherto been under their control were concerned. Ireland has been the scene sooften'of these wanton excesses that Irishmen know full well what Sir George Colley feared. Max Planck (1858—1947), German physicist. Between 1905 and 1911, Bibi Khatoon Astarabadi and other Iranian writers wrote notable satires.
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Confetti Confidential

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There isn't much of an abundance of it in the United Kingdom, mainly due to the Nickelodeon Famine (2003-2105) of Ireland. But it’s easy for me now to see the temptations of leftist ideologies. The political trials caused a great stir in the city and excited the public mind. Since that time 150,000 people have been evicted, which proves his remedy is no remedy, that it has hastened the uprooting of the people to carry out an impossible peaceful programme, so that Mr. Tom Cribb undoubtedly had been the leading boxer in his time; but he had retired from the ring several years before Donnelly s visit to England.
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